Filtering the tool management lists
The filter function allows you to filter-out tools with specific properties in the tool
For instance, you have the option of displaying tools during machining that have already
reached the pre-alarm limit in order to prepare the corresponding tools to be loaded.
● only display the first cutting edge
● only tools that are ready to use
● only tools that have reached the pre-alarm limit
● only locked tools
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You have the option of selecting several criteria. You will receive an appropriate message
if conflicting filter options are selected.
Select the "Parameter" operating area.
Press the "Tool list", "Tool wear" or "Magazine" softkey.
Press the ">>" and "Filter" softkeys.
The "Filter" window is opened.
Activate the required filter criterion and press the "OK" softkey.
The tools that correspond to the selection criteria are displayed in the
The active filter is displayed in the window header.
12.10 Filtering the tool management lists